I don't have much interesting to say but need to post. I am 21 and own two cars. My wrx wagon and a 2000 passat V6. 190 hp plus chip so maybe 194-195 hp. They claim eight but i never believe that. If subaru crazy's friend thinks he can take a wrx with his V6 passat, well, just show him. Its nothing compared to the wrx in acceleration. The steering, though, is amazing.